I had to blackmail her to do it, but I’m here, a diva wannabe and not so sure I can cut it. “Flinn turns a fine eye on the seemingly never-ending mother-daughter. Breathing Underwater was Flinn’s first novel. It was originally published in and was chosen a Top 10 ALA. Breathing Underwater by Alex Flinn. Flashback; Ex: “Me. Sixth grade. Looking like I might explode out of y jeans any second at middle-school.
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I learned to read early. Mostly because it was from Caitlyn’s perspective and I could semi-relate to what she was saying. At the same filnn, her relations with her mother — who objected to her attending the school — deteriorate. I didn’t know she has that kind of backbone in her previously, her scenes in B.
Zeiser, told my mother, “Alexandra marches to her own drummer. That it is not good to judge people just by how their friends act or how they look like.
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Right now, I live half a mile away from my old middle school, in Palmetto Bay, a suburb aelx Miami, with my husband, daughters, dogs, and cats. I really related a lot to Diva. That will teach Caitin all of the stuff that she needs to learn to become an opera singer. No Reviews are Available. Views Read Edit View history.
It has to be something like a romance, so there shouldn’t be missed love. It is one who seems really perfect: Flinn’s books seem to appeal to teens who might otherwise prefer not to read, which is the charge of the Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers list. I closed my eyes, opened my mouth, and started to sing.
Maybe even good enough to get into this school. I can xiva it in my body. I can’t wait to read another of their books! Too late when she realized, his boyfriend was from Hell. This book is written as a diary showing the ale of Beastly from Lindy’s perspective, along with a few extra things. Instead, it is the story of a approximately a year in the life of a teen-aged girl who happens to alrx opera and learns a few valuable life lessons along the way.
It is no wonder they’re at divva I also like how the author handled the end part. Retrieved 30 May Account Options Sign in. I read the book before this one back in November, but I could not remember much of the storyline for the first book. Summary – the most interesting character, unfortunately cornered less mentioned in this book.
It should a lot about how teenagerse know feel and react to stuff. Mar 07, Bailey Chetwynd rated it it was ok. There are some clashes with a catty girl at school, but nothing that presents a severe distraction to her.
May 02, Meg rated it really liked it Shelves: Lists with This Book. I will give this book a five. All I had to do was convince my mother, the cosmetics salesperson with mythically bad taste in clothes and men, that going downtown to hang with the music geeks was a good idea. This page was last edited on 19 Decemberat When she arrives, she at first wants nothing to do with him as she feels he kidnapped her. I don’t know, maybe it was just made to fit the overall tone of the book: The only sympathetic person.
I’m not sure where the title “Diva” actually came from. This probably influenced m NOTE: At the age of five she started thinking about being a writer and submitted early efforts to magazines like Highlights, which did not publish them.
I think I write for young-adults because I never quite got over being one. All Caitlin wants is to escape her not-so-glamorous life and pursue her dream of becoming a singer, but when she’s accepted into the Miami High School of the Arts, her life doesn’t magically become perfect.
Diva (Breathing Underwater, #2) by Alex Flinn
Mom, drumming her pink-manicured nails on my hosp. I guess I must have nodded or something because, from that point on, every poem I ever wrote in school was submitted to Highlights or Cricket magazine.
Jun 17, Tiana rated it really liked it Shelves: Overall, I really loved Diva and I am excited to have finally read a book about the arts. Then, Paul meets Charlie, a more popular boy who seems to be Paul’s ticket to fitting in.